Car Parks in Harrogate
Harrogate offers a range of parking options for visitors, suited to those stopping off, spending a day in the town, and those on an evening out.
Convenient Parking Options
There are the three main multi-storey car parks providing long stay parking in the town centre listed below. These offer convenient covered parking for shopping, eating out, or attending events.
For most people spending a day in the town centre the Victoria Car Park by the bus and railway stations offers the ideal parking location.
In addition there are seven surface-level long and short stay car parks, details of which can be found here.
For added convenience most Harrogate car parks now accept contactless payments, so there’s no more searching for change, just tap your card, display your ticket and enjoy your day.
Blue Badge holders and motorcycles can park for free in Harrogate.
Park for free with a disc
Harrogate also has a wealth of on street parking, which includes paying locations, but also many streets offer free parking through Disc Zones. The parking disc scheme is in place on many streets around the edge of the town centre. These zones offer parking for durations between 30 minutes and 4 hours and are free to use.
Simply set your parking disc to the time you arrived when you park and display it prominently on your dashboard. Parking discs are available from the Harrogate Tourist Information Centre and council offices.
More information on the disc parking scheme is available here.
Disc parking is ideal for visiting the Montpellier Quarter in Harrogate, which contains the Valley Gardens, as well at the Mercer Art Gallery and Royal Pump Room Museum, and is a wonderful part of the town to explore and discover.
Much of the on-street parking in Harrogate is free of charge or time restrictions between the hours of 6pm and 8am or similar.
This means if you are here for a night out you can leave the car worry free. Details of the time for which restrictions apply are displayed on signs by each parking area and can vary in more popular areas.
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The main car park for shopping in Harrogate, with spaces for over 750 cars and convienient walkway access to the Victoria Gardens Shopping Centre, Harrogate railway and bus stations.
Victoria Car Park opens from early morning except Sundays when it opens later, and closes early evening. See...
This town centre multistorey car park is ideal for those shopping through the day, or coming into town for a show or concert on an evening. Closing time is frequently expended fo shows at the Royal Hall & HIC, please check the website for details.
Open 7am until late evening, with later...
The West Park Long stay Multi-storey car park is on the edge of the stray and ideal for accessing the West Park shops and restaurants, as well walking through the stray to the Valley Gardens and avoids driving into the town centre for those who prefer a short walk to get to know the town.